Monthly Archives: January 2011

Norman Wilkinson and the pictorial poster

Random fact of the day – a painting by the renowned railway poster artist Norman Wilkinson hung over the mantelpiece in the smoking room of the Titanic. Wilkinson, being an acquaintance of the captain, also had a tour of the … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Tenders

Happy New Year to all our readers – lots going on and only three weeks into 2011! I’ll try to let you know about everything as it happens. We’ve have had the Class 306 electric unit go to Eastleigh for … Continue reading

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A year at the National Railway Museum

I can’t quite believe that it’s a year last week since I joined the NRM.  First up was a tour of the Museum where I met a lot of people and instantly forgot all their names. I was then asked to have my photograph taken … Continue reading

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